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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Dec 20, 2010 6:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A Couple of Firsts

Cool, good job pointing out today's two auspicious firsts!

I really love the segues between Mountains and Dark Star, particularly when Jer extends the acoustic passage and then carries the theme after switching guitars, into the electric segment.

4/26/69 features an amazing MOTM>DS transition but the segue on 4/22/69 might be the best of them all...


However, my favorite is likely the chilling transition between the two songs on 4/5/69...


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Poster: Dudley Dead Date: Dec 20, 2010 7:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A Couple of Firsts

Absolutely love those transitions ! 2 of the best Grateful Dead songs (" Mountains", is my favorite GD studio recording) melting into each other . I really like Garcia playing acoustic, with the band electric ( sort of like what Bob would do with some of his tunes in the 90's forward . It makes me wonder what it would be like if Garcia used acoustic that way in the later days , say , in "Bird Song" , or in "Space" etc .
It is one of the things that makes early 69 so special .

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Poster: elbow1126 Date: Dec 20, 2010 11:59am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A Couple of Firsts

Love them too, although i think i love 2-27-69 best of all.